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Dr. Ponkhi Sharma - Physiotherapist, Bangalore

Dr. Ponkhi Sharma

BPTh/BPT

Physiotherapist, Bangalore

11 Years Experience  ·  350 at clinic
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My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them....more
My favorite part of being a doctor is the opportunity to directly improve the health and wellbeing of my patients and to develop professional and personal relationships with them.
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Carry 10 years of diverse experience in treating sports injuries, rehabilitation, Prenatal and postnatal physiotherapy, Postoperative and pediatric physiotherapy. Proven track record in treating highly critical (Neuro and sports injuries) cases. Actively associated as a physiotherapist for a famous runners group in Bangalore – ” Runners high” and have been treating hundreds of patients/runners from 6 years related to their sports injuries and rehabilitation. Well versed in designing customized exercises. Her in-depth knowledge in designing customized exercises has helped many runners in Bangalore. Many known marathon and triathlon runners have taken treatment from Dr. Ponkhi. She is certified in IASTM tools and Cupping technique usage for pain management. Currently, she has set up her own clinic in Banashankari 3rd stage –“Curis 360”(www.curis360.com) with all modern equipment including a high-end laser therapy machine to give faster relief. With a vision to be recognized for excellence in physiotherapy with sports rehabilitation and improving the quality of life, Ponkhi has been committed to providing best in class treatment to her patients. visit - www.ponkhisharma.com for more information.

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BPTh/BPT - Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences Banglore - 2007

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I am 17 years old and I have minor cervical spondylosis how can I deal with it. I am +2 student I have to do studies please send me your treatment suggestions thanks. U all are doing a great job heats off sir.

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1.Check your sitting posture 2.Take regular breaks 3.Do some gentle neck exercises 4.Apply hot fomentation if there is spasm.
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I am suffering from shoulder pain left shoulder it pain when I sleep and my legs and feet were becoming big I consult doctor he told me that it is because of lack of hemoglobin so how to improve hemoglobin.

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To improve haemoglobin you should tk pomogranate, jaggery, dats, spinach, these articles increases hemoglobin.
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There is lots of pain in my right arm due to too much work out and exercise therefore I left all exercise even though the pain is still there.

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Avoid exercise and too much work tk muscle relaxant medicine and tens and ultrasonic therapy must for you.
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I am 31 years old Male having back pain for the last nearly 8 years, consulted doctors, taken medicines but not getting relief totally. And permanently. Please advise.

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Extension exercises x 15 times x twice daily. Bhujang asana. Core strengthening exercises. Back stretching stretch. Do the cat/cow avoid bending in front. Postural correction- sit tall, walk tall. Apply hot fomentation.
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Age: 34 Sex: M Weight-72 kg Investigations: HLA B-27 is positive. High-ESR, CRP Alkaline Phosphate, SGOT, RDW-SD, RDW-CV, PWD, MPV, PLCR, Antimony, calcium, Vanadium Low- PH, Iron, MCHC, Bismuth, 25-OH vitamin, Vitamin B-12, Haemoglobin All the Test Reports are Normal/ Negative associated with following symptomsincluding Immunoglobulin A, G, M, eGFR, ACCP, ANA (titre, screening), ANA, BUN, BUN/Creatinine ratio, Creatinine serum, Uric Acid, blood glucose, calcium, sodium, potassium, chloride, phosphorus, RA factor, ASO, Complement-3, Xray Chest Adult, whole abdomen ETC. Confirmed Ankylosing Spondylitis With (?) Fibromyalgia Bilateral sacroiliac joint show hypointensity along the iliac side on both T1-weighted and T2-weighted images in subarticular location suggestive of focal sclerosis. Small erosions seen along bilateral articular margins. Negative for local areas of T2 STIR hyperintensities to suggest local oedema. MRI SI joints with screening of lumbosacral spine shows: Features to suggest bilateral sacroiliitis as described. Symptoms: Musculoskeletal pain Color and smell of urine changes frequently. 3 .Mood swing and do not like rush, hard smell, noisy sound, light and party-function. Sensitivity to loud noises or bright lights. 4. Memory loss, cognitive difficulties, unable to concentrate. 5. Pain and swelling in any part of body (Especially in joint or near to joint). 6. Pain area may change in days, weeks or months (any two of neck, hip, lower back, upper back knee ,ankle, chest bone etc.). Affected Part’s temperature high. 7. Heatingaffectedpart, andproperdigestion,passinggasandbodymassagerelievesymptoms. 8. Chronic, diffuse, sharp, throbbing, or severe pain in muscles, tendons, and ligaments around the joints and near to joints. It migrates over the body. 9. Constipation, passing excessive amounts of gas always, gastrointestinal reflux diseases, foul smell from mouth, frequent urination 10. Feeling tired and weakness, fatigue, Unknown fear 11. Swelling is rational to pain intensity. If pain is superficial swelling disappear. 12. Muscle soreness, or muscle spasms 13 Sensitivity to cold ,weather change, stodger and other’s behavior, sleep and bowel movement, Irritability 14. Joint stiffness (sometimes joints stop complete movement of body part) 15. If problem persist more than a month weight gains 5 kg. History: All the problem persist from childhood. symptoms change per year. Intensity of problems increasing Rapidly in last 10 years. Father having same symptoms. (from age of 20 to 55)

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Do 1.no alcohol 2. Reduce body wt 3. No smoking/ tobacco 4. Diet - no ghee/ butter, have mix of vegetable oils - mustard, til, ground nut, olive oil, have more green vegetables and fruits, have whole grain atta, no fried. Fast. Spicy / processed/ junk food. Less sugar, potato, rice take more papaya and pine apple 5. 30 mts walk daily may be with help 6. Deep breathing exercise for 10 mts daily 7. Meditation daily for 10 mts. 6-8 hrs of sleep at night 8. Expose your body to sun for 15-20 mts daily after some oil massage to get vit d. 9. Take more water- proper hydration. 10. Laugh for 2 mts for medicine contact on private chat. Be positive and interact with friends and relatives .also do you have to improve your food habits do 1. Take 2/ 3 glass of warm water in the morning before brush 2. Take more water in day 3. Take meals at fixed hrs, chew food properly/ completely, no eating quickly 4. Take small amount of food at a time, take more frequent meals - may be five times a day. 5. No spicy/ fried/ fast/ junk/processed food. 6. No smoking, chewing gum, and carbonated beverages. 6. No milk for few days, can take curd, no uncooked salad 7. Avoid constipation 8. Use nibu pani (lemon water) 2/ 3 times a day 9. Do not drink/ store water in plastic bottles. 10.relax 11. Take enough rest- do not lie down immediately after eating. Take dinner 3 hrs before sleeping. No late nights 13. Avoid tea, coffee, alcohol 15. Reduce physical and mental stress. Maintain healthy life style. Do exercise regularly. 16. No unnecessary medicines for medicine contact on private consultation good luck..
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How Ayurveda Helps Manage Leg Pain?

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Sexologist, Sindhudurg
How Ayurveda Helps Manage Leg Pain?

Joint pains or muscles cramps are the usual suspects when it comes to leg pain. Joint pains are usually a symptom of arthritis, a common occurrence during old age. Leg muscles are mostly affected by muscle cramps. From an Ayurvedic point of view, all pains are caused by the vata dosha.

What are doshas?
The doshas define the natural inclination of the body and they comprise the three main energies that affect your health and well-being. The three doshas are Pitta, Vata and Kapha. Thus in Ayurveda, pain is caused when the doshas are vitiated. In Ayurveda, ama is the name given to the toxic materials in the body that are caused by improper indigestion. Therefore, pain occurs when there is too much ama build-up in your body.

Useful herbs for treating leg pain:

  1. Clove: It provides instant relief from pain, especially if they are due to muscle cramps. Apply clove oil in a poultice over the affected area.
  2. Ginger: Since ginger has great painkiller properties, it can be added to a regular diet to deal with chronic leg pain.
  3. Liquorice: Muscle aches can be treated with liquorice roots infused in water overnight.
  4. Madhuca: Applying madhuca oil over leg pains, especially if they are due to rheumatism, then it can give great results.
  5. Pepper: Pepper aids in proper blood circulation by helping dilating the superficial blood vessels.

Dietary regulations for leg pain: To help with chronic leg pain, leafy vegetables, green vegetables, vitamin C-rich foods, plantains that are rich in potassium, magnesium and calcium must be consumed. Coffee and chocolate must be avoided at all costs. The consumption of water cannot be stressed enough as one of the leading causes of leg pain is dehydration of insufficient fluids in the body. Water helps flush out the toxins in the body, thus getting rid of the vitiated doshas.

Ayurvedic treatment for leg pain: For external use, Mahanarayana Tailam is extremely effective. Warming the oil before application will give best results. For internal use, Simhanada Guggulu, a mild laxative, Laxmi Vilas rasa and Pratapa Lankeshwara Rasa are prescribed. In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Back Pain - How Physiotherapy Can Help Treat It?

BPTh/BPT
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
Back Pain - How Physiotherapy Can Help Treat It?

Most of us suffer from lower back pain at some point in our lives; be it from a sedentary lifestyle, spending hours at the office desk or from strenuous physical exercises. In most cases, a little bit of rest does the trick. However, if the lower back pain persists for 3-6 weeks, physiotherapy is recommended.

How does physiotherapy help?
The main purpose of physiotherapy is reducing lower back pain and increasing muscle and bone function so that such instances are avoided in the future. Physiotherapy is the first line of the defence against lower back pain. More drastic measures such as surgery are undertaken once physiotherapy fails to do is the job.

Physiotherapy is often recommended when the back pain is caused due to lifestyle factors, a minor injury like a fall or other moderate factors. For more severe back injuries, doctors recommend surgery straight away when there is no scope for performing physiotherapy.

Low-intensity back pain can be cured using a combination of heat packs, ultrasound wave therapy and Iontophoresis (using a localized current source to introduce medical ionic compounds to the body).
 

A physical therapy program for back pain usually has two components:

 

  1. Passive physical therapy to help reduce the patient's pain to a more manageable level
  2. Active exercises

Passive Physical Therapy - Modalities

The physical therapist may focus on decreasing pain with passive physical therapy (modalities). These therapies are considered passive because they are done to the patient. Examples include:

  • Heat/ice packs
  • TENS units
  • Lontophoresis
  • Ultrasound

Active Physical Therapy - Back Pain Exercises
In addition to passive therapies, active physical therapy (exercise) is also necessary to rehabilitate the spine. Here are some of the common exercises for back pain:

  1. Back Stretch: Put your hands underneath your head while lying back. Bend your knees but put your feet on the ground. Roll your legs to one side and hold them there for 10 seconds. Repeat three times for each side.
  2. Deep Lunge: For this, you need to kneel on one knee with the other foot pointed towards the front. Lift the back knee up and hold it there for five seconds and then bring it down. Repeat this exercise three times for each side.
  3. One Leg Stand: This is the simplest of exercises. Hold on to a wall for support while standing and face towards it. Then slowly hold one leg and bend it behind you. Hold in the same position for five seconds before bringing it down. Repeat the process three times for each leg in five second gaps. 

In case you have a concern or query you can always consult an expert & get answers to your questions!

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Meri wife ke left hand mein pain rehta hai. Pichhle 4 din se pure hand mein bahut pain rehta hai. Night mein jyada dard rehta hai. Kuchh upay batao.

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Meri wife ke left hand mein pain rehta hai. Pichhle 4 din se pure hand mein bahut pain rehta hai. Night mein jyada da...
Hello Surender... jab tak thikse check up nahi karenge pata nahi chalega kyu pain ho raha he... aur jab tak reason nahi pata rahega then treatment sahi kese de payenge... Consult and take proper treatment.
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I have a stiff feeling in the elbow and slight pain too during winters. But, I am able to move it without feeling the pain. Is there any remedy.

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I have a stiff feeling in the elbow and slight pain too during winters. But, I am able to move it without feeling the...
First of all you need few blood report like 1. HB, Tc, Dc,ESR. 2. RA FACTOR 3. ASO TITRE. 4. URIC ACID.
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